Canyon Lake is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 24,223 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Canyon Lake is the 124th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Canyon Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canyon Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canyon Lake who work in office and administrative support (14.11%), management occupations (12.13%), and sales jobs (10.18%).
Also of interest is that Canyon Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Canyon Lake is worth considering.
One downside of living in Canyon Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Canyon Lake, the average commute to work is 35.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Canyon Lake citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.34% of adults in Canyon Lake have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Canyon Lake in 2010 was $34,008, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,032 for a family of four. However, Canyon Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canyon Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Canyon Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canyon Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Canyon Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.98% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canyon Lake include English, Irish, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Canyon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.